Type 2 Diabetes

The most current news about type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, management, causes, stories, potential cures and more.

People Walking - Demographics and Diabetes - Care and Diabetes Rates

Demographics Affect Diabetes Rates and Care Sought

Researchers studied disparities in diabetes and foregone medical care and found demographic differences in diabetes rates and care sought based on race, income, location, sex and more.
Broccoli at the Farmer's Market - Broccoli as an Anti-Diabetic?

New Anti-Diabetic Substance Found Abundant in Broccoli

Researchers have identified a new substance against diabetes with the ability to lower blood sugar levels - and it is richly abundant in broccoli.
Finger Blood Test for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetics: Finger-Stick Blood Testing May Not Be Needed

In a landmark study, UNC School of Medicine researchers have shown that blood glucose testing does not offer a significant advantage in blood sugar...
Sugar Sponge forTreating Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Sugar Sponge: Insulin-free Diabetes Treatment Reported

Researchers report the development of "sugar sponges" that sop up and release glucose as needed and it's use as a treatment for both type...
Bruno Doiron and Ralph DeFronzo - Cure for Diabetes

Research Team Discovers Diabetes Cure Without Side Effects

An exciting discovery has led to a new technique that has cured diabetes for one year without side effects by increasing the types of...
Brain Scan -- What is the Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

Surprising Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar levels and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers...
Childhood Obesity Quadruples Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Childhood Body Mass Index Quadruples Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Study finds link between childhood body mass index and metabolic health, showing a dramatic increase in risk of type 2 diabetes for kids with...
Filipino Americans with diabetes

Higher Diabetes Rate for Non-Obese Filipino Americans

A recent study finds that non-obese older Filipino-Americans have much higher prevalence of diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. A new study has found that non-obese Filipino...
Children with Diabetes - More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Rates of newly diagnosed cases of type 1 and 2 diabetes is on the rise among children and teens, with the fastest rise seen...
Insulin-producing cell in the islets

New Insulin-Producing Cell a Big Discovery for Diabetes

Researchers have discovered a possible new route to regenerating the insulin-producing function lost in diabetes - a finding that could lead to a cure...
Dorsal Root Ganglion - Diabetic Neuropathy

Phototherapy Used to Combat Neuropathic Pain

As diabetes progresses, the structure of the sciatic nerve's myelin sheath changes - but after four sessions of laser therapy treatment, researchers found that...
UVA Health Calculator - Free Health Tool Calculates Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes

Online Tool Predicts Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk Better

Online risk calculator, also being called an internet crystal ball, proves to be more accurate than method traditionally used by doctors in predicting heart...
Dimenta Risk due to Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance Speeds Up Cognitive Decline, Dimentia

Researchers report that executive function and memory are particularly vulnerable to the effects of insulin resistance, which may increase the risk of dimentia later...

Genetic Therapy May Reduce Heart Attack Risk from Diabetes

Diabetes damages small coronary blood vessels and thus increases the risk of heart attacks but, according to a new study, a new genetic...
Eye Exam - Prevent Vision Loss in Diabetic Patients

New Way to Prevent Vision Loss and Diabetic Retinopathy Found

A study suggests a new way to prevent vision loss and diabetic retinopathy with minimal side effects - a discovery which could affect as...
Photo of Couple with Doctor - Study: Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial

Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial Using New Medical Treatment

Details published by the Endocrine Society outline a medical treatment that successfully induced remission of type 2 diabetes in clinical trial participants. Type 2 diabetes...

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